JMU Community Calendar Spring/Summer 2012 : Page 3

JMU Sports JOIN THE M OVE M E N T Visit often for information on the teams, sports, schedules and scores all year long. www.jmusports.com McGaheysville, Elkton and Mountain View elementary schools win big in reading! McGaheysville, Elkton and Mountain View elementary schools won the top three spots in the Duke Dog Reading Day Program. Elementary school staff, students and their families turned out for the Dukes basketball games on Jan. 29 and Feb. 26 to hear the announcement of the winners, receive awards and celebrate record participation in the program. Fan attendance at those two games was huge too with a combined total of 9,816. The Duke Dog Reading Day Program encourages children to continue reading over their winter school breaks. Students who read five books qualified for prizes that include admission for three people to Duke Dog Reading Day games, plus a coupon for free Bruster’s Real Ice Cream. The reading program drew participation from 4,623 students in 38 schools in Augusta, Page, Rockingham and Shenandoah counties, and Harrisonburg, Staunton and Waynesboro, along with three private schools. Top three winning Duke Dog Reading Day schools 1 st 3 McGaheysville Elementary Elementary 2 nd Elkton 86 percent participation — 303 participants — 11 classes with 100 92 percent participation — 275 participants — 12 classes with 100 percent participation. percent participation. rd Mountain View Elementary 64 percent participation — 300 participants — two classes with 100 percent participation. UPCOMING EVENTS Turn out for Sandlot Sundays, Weekday Dollar Dog Days and other special features at Veterans Memorial Park JMU’s baseball and softball teams invite children who play youth baseball or softball to come out to any Sunday baseball or softball game at Veterans Memorial Park. The youth baseball/softball participant will receive free admission to the JMU game, be able to stand next to their favorite player during the National Anthem, get posters and autographs after the game, and run the bases after the game. In addition, every weekday game is an Ara-mark Weekday Dollar Dog day. Dogs are just a buck each. Baseball Bingo Fridays and Jimmy Buffett Night offer even more fun activities for families this spring. Softball at Veterans Memorial Stadium Strike Out Cancer Day April 14 @ Noon vs. Delaware (DH). A silent auction during the game of team jerseys and other items will benefit the American Cancer Society. Donations will be accepted as well. Baseball Jimmy Buffett Night May 12 @ 6:30 p.m. vs. VCU. Wear your Hawaiian shirt and enjoy faux margarita smoothies and cheeseburgers while you chill to Buffett tunes and watch the Dukes. at Veterans Memorial Park Baseball Bingo Night Weekend Series sponsored by Coke April 27, @ 6:30 p.m. vs. George Mason Mini Helmet Giveaway April 28 @ 6:30 p.m. vs. George Mason. The first 500 fans will receive JMU baseball helmets courtesy of Coca-Cola. Sandlot Sunday May 13 @ 2 p.m. vs. VCU Sandlot Sunday April 15 @ Noon vs. Delaware CAA Baseball Tournament May 22­26. Enjoy a marquee sporting event at Veterans Memorial Stadium when JMU hosts the six-team Colonial Athletics Association Baseball Championships The first three days will feature three games each followed by Sat-urday’s championship in the double elimination format. Tickets at JMUSports.com/tickets. S PR I N G / S U M M E R 2 012 Sandlot Sunday April 22 @ Noon vs. Hofstra Sandlot Sunday April 29 @ 2 p.m. vs. George Mason Baseball Bingo Night May 11 @ 6:30 p.m. vs. VCU BasKE tBaLL photogr aphs BY CathY KUshNEr (’87); BasEBaLL BY hoLLY MarCUs (’03) 3

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McGaheysville, Elkton and Mountain View elementary schools win big in reading!<br /> <br /> McGaheysville, Elkton and Mountain View elementary schools won the top three spots in the Duke Dog Reading Day Program. Elementary school staff, students and their families turned out for the Dukes basketball games on Jan. 29 and Feb. 26 to hear the announcement of the winners, receive awards and celebrate record participation in the program. Fan attendance at those two games was huge too with a combined total of 9,816.<br /> <br /> The Duke Dog Reading Day Program encourages children to continue reading over their winter school breaks. Students who read five books qualified for prizes that include admission for three people to Duke Dog Reading Day games, plus a coupon for free Bruster’s Real Ice Cream.<br /> <br /> The reading program drew participation from 4,623 students in 38 schools in Augusta, Page, Rockingham and Shenandoah counties, and Harrisonburg, Staunton and Waynesboro, along with three private schools.<br /> <br /> Top three winning Duke Dog Reading Day schools<br /> <br /> 1st McGaheysville Elementary <br /> <br /> 92 percent participation — 275 participants — 12 classes with 100 percent participation.<br /> <br /> 2nd Elkton Elementary <br /> <br /> 86 percent participation — 303 participants — 11 classes with 100 percent participation.<br /> <br /> 3rd Mountain View Elementary <br /> <br /> 64 percent participation — 300 participants — two classes with 100 percent participation.

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McGaheysville, Elkton and Mountain View elementary schools win big in reading!<br /> <br /> McGaheysville, Elkton and Mountain View elementary schools won the top three spots in the Duke Dog Reading Day Program. Elementary school staff, students and their families turned out for the Dukes basketball games on Jan. 29 and Feb. 26 to hear the announcement of the winners, receive awards and celebrate record participation in the program. Fan attendance at those two games was huge too with a combined total of 9,816.<br /> <br /> The Duke Dog Reading Day Program encourages children to continue reading over their winter school breaks. Students who read five books qualified for prizes that include admission for three people to Duke Dog Reading Day games, plus a coupon for free Bruster’s Real Ice Cream.<br /> <br /> The reading program drew participation from 4,623 students in 38 schools in Augusta, Page, Rockingham and Shenandoah counties, and Harrisonburg, Staunton and Waynesboro, along with three private schools.<br /> <br /> Top three winning Duke Dog Reading Day schools<br /> <br /> 1st McGaheysville Elementary <br /> <br /> 92 percent participation — 275 participants — 12 classes with 100 percent participation.<br /> <br /> 2nd Elkton Elementary <br /> <br /> 86 percent participation — 303 participants — 11 classes with 100 percent participation.<br /> <br /> 3rd Mountain View Elementary <br /> <br /> 64 percent participation — 300 participants — two classes with 100 percent participation.

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Turn out for Sandlot Sundays, Weekday Dollar Dog Days and other special features at Veterans Memorial Park<br /> <br /> JMU’s baseball and softball teams invite children who play youth baseball or softball to come out to any Sunday baseball or softball game at Veterans Memorial Park. The youth baseball/softball participant will receive free admission to the JMU game, be able to stand next to their favorite player during the National Anthem, get posters and autographs after the game, and run the bases after the game. In addition, every weekday game is an Aramark Weekday Dollar Dog day. Dogs are just a buck each. Baseball Bingo Fridays and Jimmy Buffett Night offer even more fun activities for families this spring.<br /> <br /> Softball <br /> <br /> at Veterans Memorial Stadium Strike Out Cancer Day <br /> <br /> April 14 @ Noon vs. Delaware (DH). A silent auction during the game of team jerseys and other items will benefit the American Cancer Society. Donations will be accepted as well.<br /> <br /> Sandlot Sunday <br /> <br /> April 15 @ Noon vs. Delaware <br /> <br /> Sandlot Sunday <br /> <br /> April 22 @ Noon vs. Hofstra<br /> <br /> Baseball <br /> <br /> at Veterans Memorial Park <br /> <br /> Weekend Series sponsored by Coke <br /> <br /> Baseball Bingo Night <br /> <br /> April 27, @ 6:30 p.m. vs. George Mason<br /> <br /> Mini Helmet Giveaway <br /> <br /> April 28 @ 6:30 p.m. vs. George Mason.<br /> <br /> The first 500 fans will receive JMU baseball helmets courtesy of Coca-Cola.<br /> <br /> Sandlot Sunday <br /> <br /> April 29 @ 2 p.m. vs. George Mason <br /> <br /> Baseball Bingo Night <br /> <br /> May 11 @ 6:30 p.m. vs. VCU<br /> <br /> Jimmy Buffett Night <br /> <br /> May 12 @ 6:30 p.m. vs. VCU. Wear your Hawaiian shirt and enjoy faux margarita smoothies and cheeseburgers while you chill to Buffett tunes and watch the Dukes.<br /> <br /> Sandlot Sunday <br /> <br /> May 13 @ 2 p.m. vs. VCU <br /> <br /> CAA Baseball Tournament <br /> <br /> May 2226. Enjoy a marquee sporting event at Veterans Memorial Stadium when JMU hosts the six-team Colonial Athletics Association Baseball Championships The first three days will feature three games each followed by Saturday’s championship in the double elimination format. Tickets at JMUSports.com/tickets.

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